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Halloween candy calorie count: What's the healthiest candy?

orlandosentinel.com — This ranking shows the calorie per gram for all sorts of candy from Jujubes to milk chocolate and everything in between.
Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Stolen semi carrying 44,000 pounds of beer recovered in Miami

orlandosentinel.com — A semi truck carrying 44,000 pounds of Miller High Life beer stolen Monday at an Orlando truck stop has been recovered in Miami, WFTV.com reports. The big-rig was stolen from an Orange County truck stop on South Orange Blossom Trail Monday.

Gators name Treon Harris new starting quarterback

orlandosentinel.com — GAINESVILLE - Freshman Treon Harris will replace struggling veteran Jeff Driskel as the Florida Gators' starting quarterback, coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday. Driskel has 12 turnovers during the past four games, including six during consecutive losses to LSU and Missouri. Harris, a first-year player from Miami, will make his first career start on Nov.

Poll: Scott is from Mars, Crist is from Venus

orlandosentinel.com — TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is leading among men, while Democratic challenger Charlie Crist is running away with Florida's women voters. That's one take-away from the latest Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday. The poll found both candidates knotted in a dead heat with 42 percent support apiece.

Winter Park Mayor Kenneth Bradley won't run again

orlandosentinel.com — Winter Park Mayor Kenneth Bradley has decided six years in office is enough. Bradley told city staff and supporters this week that he won't seek a third term overseeing the city next March. He's presided over tremendous growth and development, but has drawn criticism from some residents who say the city is too overgrown and in danger of losing its unique charm.
Oct 22, 2014

Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley decides against running for a third term. orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-…

SEC, Big Ten tops our five college football games to watch this weekend

orlandosentinel.com — Both Mississippi teams and some Big Ten powers are back in action this weekend. They are featured in our top five college football games to watch. No. 1 Mississippi State at Kentucky Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET, CBS The Buzz: Mississippi State looks to go to 7-0 for the first time since the 1999 season.
Oct 22, 2014

Key @SEC and @B1Gfootball matchup highlight our five college football games to watch this weekend. bit.ly/1t5smIZ

Fabulous Beekman Boys signing new cookbook at Winter Park's The Ancient Olive Nov. 10

orlandosentinel.com — The Fabulous Beekman Boys will sign their new cookbook at Winter Park's The Ancient Olive Nov. 10. The meet and greet is at 5 p.m at the gourmet gift store at 324 N. Park Ave.
Oct 22, 2014

Fabulous Beekman Boys signing new cookbook at Winter Park's Ancient Olive Nov. 10 goo.gl/fb/1hknQa

Growing Up Gator glamorous gladiators

orlandosentinel.com — In the "Growing Up Gator" premiere, the three young heroines from Central Florida are dressed for a party, but they have to stop to remove a gator from a swimming pool. Glamour will be sacrificed to pull off a dangerous job. The beauties-and-the-beasts setup drives the reality series, which debuts at 8 p.m.

Joan Rivers one smart rich cookie

orlandosentinel.com — Since Joan Rivers died, people have saluted her comedic skills, her trailblazing and her tell-it-like-it-is style. Here's another reason to admire her: That woman amassed a fortune. Us Weekly reports -- citing "an insider" -- that Melissa Rivers, Joan's daughter, is inheriting $75 million in cash and a $35 million condo in New York.

Debate lowlights, X-way scandal, Uber silliness and more

orlandosentinel.com — We're going to hit four items from this week's news in quick-hit fashion. * Governor's debate. Florida's gubernatorial slop-fest went national last night in the final debate. It was ugly ... like I-felt-dirty-after-watching-it ugly. Neither man shone.
Oct 22, 2014

Debate low-lights, what politicians can learn from the Dorworth case, new Uber regs and Sentinel endorsement angst. orlandosentinel.com/news/taking-na…

Joshua Ortiz mom dead

orlandosentinel.com — The son of a 45-year-old Oviedo woman whose body was found outside their home Sunday is expected to appear this afternoon before a judicial officer in Howard County, Md., where he was apprehended yesterday. Joshua Galin Ortiz, 20, is currently being held with no bond, accused of stealing his mother's 2005 Ford Mustang.
Oct 22, 2014

20-yo Oviedo man charged with stealing the car of his mom, who was found dead Sunday, ordered held on $25k bond in MD.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-…

Scott Joseph debut set for Thursday

orlandosentinel.com — Scott Joseph, former restaurant critic at the Orlando Sentinel, makes his TV debut on Thursday. WFTV-Channel 9 pushed back Joseph's premiere, originally set for last week. Joseph's segment, "The Daily Chew," is not part of the WFTV noon newscast but will air between 12:45 and 1 p.m.

Orlando City to host open tryouts in four Southeast cities

orlandosentinel.com — Orlando City will hold open tryouts in four cities in the Southeast -- Charlotte, Tampa, Miami and Orlando -- ahead of its first MLS season. The tryouts will be held November through January. They will be hosted at UNC-Charlotte on Nov. 16, USF on Dec. 6, FIU on Dec.
Oct 22, 2014

Orlando City to host tryouts in four cities in Southeast. $150 fee. Rare to get a contract offer, but not impossible. bit.ly/1x9CDmc

Rick Scott Bill Sublette weekend TV guests

orlandosentinel.com — The guest list on local public-affairs programs this weekend: Gov. Rick Scott, the Republican incumbent, is scheduled to talk to News 13's "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday. Al Ruechel of Bay News 9 will conduct the interview. The program earlier interviewed Libertairan Adrian Wyllie and Democrat Charlie Crist.

Tobias Harris is trying not to focus on a potential contract extension

orlandosentinel.com — One extension (more or less) done for the Orlando Magic. Perhaps another to go. Although the Magic and Nik Vucevic's primary agent are finalizing an extension for Vucevic, the Magic still have until the end of Oct. 31 to reach an extension with forward Tobias Harris.
Oct 22, 2014

Tobias Harris says he's not focusing on a potential contract extension: ht.ly/DaMTl

Yoga at Orlando Museum of Art

orlandosentinel.com — Did you know that yoga is a quarterly event at the Orlando Museum of Art? WUCF-TV's "Artisodes" spotlights the trend that mixes yoga and fine art in an episode at 8 p.m. Thursday. "Yoga in the Galleries" has been drawing more than 100 persons per event, but the last one attracted 200.

Winter Park's The Coop adds breakfast service Thursday, Oct. 23

orlandosentinel.com — Winter Park's The Coop officially adds breakfast service this week. From 7-10 a.m.
Oct 22, 2014

Winter Park's The Coop adds breakfast service Thursday, Oct. 23 goo.gl/fb/4Gjnak

Orlando Science Center plans Neanderthal Ball fund-raiser

orlandosentinel.com — The Neanderthal Ball, a fund-raiser for youth-education programs at Orlando Science Center, is set for Nov. 1 at the museum. The annual event, themed to prehistoric times, includes upscale dining, silent and live auctions, a make-your-own-sangria bar, and interactions with members of the Florida Fossil Hunters, who will share authentic specimens found on Florida expeditions.
Oct 22, 2014

Orlando Science Center prepping for Neanderthal Ball fundraiser. bit.ly/1tLak0q